to the artists, designers and craftspeople who think I call their work kitsch... this is NOT the case, it refers to my own work

Oct 13, 2009

Eline 't Sant - Necropolis

7 mummified parrots; the sound of heartbeat and breathing.
..."Shown here without characteristic features, without the flamboyant colours, the playfulness or the remarkable gift of speech which made so many artists use them as religious symbols or metaphors for man. Strange imagery that rises questions as to what is revealed when the still recognizable birds are mummified, stilled, shrouded, drained from all colour and gagged into eternal silence? "...
click on above statement of the artist to read the full article.

mixed media artist Eline 't Sant - Belgium
other work by this artist : use 'search this blog' on top right of page.

part of Tempus Arti triennial art route this summer
36 international artists - interaction between local environment and art installations.
posts on Tempus Arti via this LINK.

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